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Lebanon: Overseas Companies

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 15 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what visits the British Ambassador in Beirut has made to British-owned companies in Lebanon. (127236)

Since her arrival in Beirut in early October 2006, the British ambassador has met with representatives of a number of British-owned companies actively involved in Lebanon. The ambassador has also met with members of two outward trade missions to Beirut—these were the Middle East Association and British Expertise. In addition, the UK Trade and Investment representatives in Beirut are continuously engaged in promoting British business interests in Lebanon.